I’d Rather Go

Many people my age are starting to settle down. Getting real adult jobs, getting married, and having children. And if I'm being honest, the thought of that is terrifying. But that is the norm, or to me it seems like it is. When I was in Nepal I was often asked if I was married,... Continue Reading →

Lessons from 2018

This year has felt like forever and it has felt like nothing. It has been a year of change. A year of challenges. A year of growth. I have experienced some incredible highs, but also some incredible lows. And, over the last 12 months, I've learned more than I could have imagined. I thought I'd share a... Continue Reading →

Tihar

Currently in Nepal, those who are Hindu, are celebrating the festival of Tihar (similar to Diwalli in India). This was written last year, when I was in Nepal, after my first visit to a village, which just happened to occur during this festival. I had been invited to the office on the first day of... Continue Reading →

Travel Therapy

In the last few months, it's become habit for me to check out cheap flights around the world. And, when I have a little time off from school, I start getting an itch to travel. So in early September, I came across a seat sale and booked a flight to Chicago. It was my first time... Continue Reading →

New York

This post was previously published in July 2018.  Spring of 2018 was been filled with moving, massive life changes and just a little bit of chaos. So, after my convocation in early June, I took a break from the craziness that life had been throwing at me, and threw myself into one of the most... Continue Reading →

Puppy’s Mom

This post was originally written in March of 2018, while I was living in Nepal. I found my English/Nepali dictionary and looked up the right words. I was nervous. I always mispronounce things and then no one understands me. I said it over and over again, repeating it in my head. Finally, I walked out... Continue Reading →

Choosing Happy

I learned a lot this summer. I learned how to be alone (more on that in a future post), I learned what self-care means to me, and I learned what truly makes me happy. All of this was spurred on by some major life changes, that turned my world upside down, and threw out my... Continue Reading →

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